Public Knowledge of Stem Cells in the UK Remains Low



October 13, 2014

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  • For patients with leukaemia - and other blood conditions – stem cell transplants can mean the difference between life and death. But 18 years since the first cord blood transplants were performed in the UK, public knowledge on this life-saving process is still sorely lacking. A YouGov study - commissioned by Smart Cells International - of over 4,000 people found that nearly a third (32%) of Britons did not know you can store umbilical cord blood and tissue, while the vast majority (85%) agreed there is a lack of awareness.

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